How far is Rancho Santa Margarita from San Jose?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Jose is 351.48 miles (565.65 km).

Flight distance from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA to San Jose, CA is 351.48 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 49 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 44 minutes to travel from Rancho Santa Margarita to San Jose with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rancho Santa Margarita, California to San Jose, California is: 408.87 miles (658.01 km) by car.

Driving from Rancho Santa Margarita to San Jose will take approximately 06 hours 39 minutes.

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#1 Rancho Santa Margarita

City in Orange County, California, United States

Population 47569
GPS Coordinates 33°38'27"N 117°36'11"W
Latitude 33.6408600
Longitude -117.6031000
Altitude 289
Country United States
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#2 San Jose

County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population

Population 1013616
GPS Coordinates 37°20'22"N 121°53'42"W
Latitude 37.3393900
Longitude -121.8949600
Altitude 26
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Jose

The distance between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Jose is 658 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 07 hours 18 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Jose. The current time is 20:27:30.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 13 hours 37 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 10 hours 13 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 08 hours 10 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 48 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 50 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 05 hours 27 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 05 hours 06 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 54.62 liters (14.43 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Jose.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rancho Santa Margarita to San Jose is $59.18 (diesel $69.96).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on November 29, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Jose (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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